Your Rod and Staff Comfort Me

“Even when I go through the darkest valley, I fear no danger, for you are with me; your rod and your staff—they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4) That’s one of the most famous lines from one of the most famous Psalms (we’ll be studying it this Sunday). In this scary and dangerous time…as we navigate “the […]

God Is Still in Control (Rev 17:14-17)

“The Secret of Joy” (2 Cor. 8:1-4)

In this world of disappointment and pain, one of the sources of greatest comfort is the realization that God remains in control, both immediately and ultimately. Whether we can comprehend it or not, He is in control of the final outcome and of all the steps inescapably leading to it.

Devotion to Prayer and to Each Other (Col. 4)

“The Secret of Joy” (2 Cor. 8:1-4)

I’m dealing with several issues today that require more wisdom, maturity, and insight than I have. As Paul said, “Who is adequate for these things?” (2 Cor. 2:16) … Then I opened today’s chapter, and God showed me three things I can do to make it easier for Him to meet me in these places of need…

God Never Wastes Suffering (2 Cor. 1:3-9)

The apostles had learned what their Master had modeled: that suffering is easier to bear if you know it is accomplishing God’s purposes …for God’s people, suffering is never wasted. Today’s “WT” reveals two ways God makes good use of our troubles.